Careers in Music Education

Our music education majors pursue careers in:

  • K-12 education
  • Higher education
  • Private instruction
  • Conducting/directing
  • Composition
  • Music education supervision

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in music education:

  • Music teacher
  • Assistant band director
  • Band director
  • Conductor
  • Choir director
  • Vocal/instrumental music teacher

Types of employers for music education graduates:

  • Educational institutions
  • Music companies or stores
  • Self-employment

Recent employment organizations of our graduates include:

  • Lakeland School
  • University of Dubuque
  • Pius XI High School
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Milestones Program for Children

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